Cathy Zheutlin

Director, Producer, is a documentary producer and director, has been principal cinematographer on award-winning PBS documentaries, including “The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter,” and “The Other Philadelphia Story,” and the 1982 Academy Award nominee, “See What I Say.” Her 1986 documentary “Just One Step: The Great Peace March” led to a co-production with Soviet TV about the first Soviet American peace walk.

For 40 years I’ve been making films that explore consciousness and encourage progressive change. While I was in college in the early 70s I joined the Santa Cruz Women’s Media Collective.  We produced a series ofcable TV programs by and about women’s issues.  I was one of the first women in America to be a camera assistant and documentary cinematographer.

I subsequently directed and produced a short, humorous, personalfilm called Lost Love (1982). In 1986, I produced a 90-minute documentary about the Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament, a nine-month cross-country journey of roughly 500 dedicated souls. The film was entitled Just One Step. That project led to me making a film of the first Soviet-American Peace March the following summer, marriage to the talented cameraman Edis Jurcys, and raising a family together with him. Along the way, I also became a cranio-sacral biodynamic healer.

In the early 2000s, I co-created the website Holy Rascals, which features short videos that communicate both the perennial wisdom of spiritual elders and the cutting-edge teachings of emerging paradigms of independent spirituality (transcending theology and religion).

Todd Dayton

San Francisco-based filmmaker whose award-winning work has aired on HBO, Showtime, PBS, MSNBC, Bravo, and many other networks. He has produced both independent and television documentaries, garnering awards from film festivals and broadcast recognition from the CINE Masters’ Series and the Chris Awards. He received a master’s degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

Edis Jurcys

Director of Photography has worked on documentaries from around the world including his native Lithuania, Russia, Japan, Great Britain, Israel and the United States. He began his career in 1982 as a cameraman for network television in Moscow, USSR. He has a distinguished career as a still photographer shooting editorial assignments and fine art. He is represented by to two stock agencies, Ibid in Chicago and AgeFotoStock in Barcelona. His work has been featured in numerous galleries, and won many awards. His stunning fine art photography is featured in three solo books, GIJOS, SILENCE OF THE CRANE FEATHERS, and THE HILL OF CROSSES

David Ochudzawa -

Animator started his career as a Graphic Designer in Sydney Australia. He has been Senior Motion designer and Art Director on wide ranging projects, for clients in China, The USA, Nigeria, England, Afghanistan, the Ukraine, and Canada. He is a documentary film nerd with a passion for making videos that are educational, fun, and accessible. He is talented at turning “decent” into “remarkable” and “engaging”.

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